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Poster: N Hoey Date: Apr 12, 2014 10:49pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Bonus Discs

Ok Mr. Tell, how are GD fans being ripped off by limited editions and bonus discs? Purchasing is completely at your own discretion.

Don't you get that caring about the fans etc isn't a promise to lose money just to satisfy any level of fan expectation?

And what kind of crazy notion is behind "WE know we're "better" than any legion of zep fanatics"? They love their band, you love yours. You're very fortunate your band has continued to try and find ways to create and deliver quality product. Zep fans are not nearly as lucky in that respect.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Apr 13, 2014 6:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Bonus Discs

Oh, hey--we're cool...you won this round, hands down. I don't have any prob w the bonus disks, and loved your "realpolitik" ref.

Also, yup, I understand that losing money was a GREAT gesture for us, but never wanted them to go belly up for it.

And, absolutely--I am "fortunate" and that is the simple, crazy notion that our band treated us better than the zep fan's band...also, those latter fans really were odd balls, at least the ones I met.